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Bring on the Crawfish

After a failed attempt to enjoy a crawfish po’boy, followed by a so-so experience with deep-fried crawfish, I was getting desperate to get a real crawfish fix. Sometimes the easiest preparation is the best, so I went on the hunt for boiled crawfish. While walking through the French Market, an open market, I came across…

What’s Up Po’Boy?

Po’boys are New Orleans’ version of the submarine sandwich. It starts with French bread, which is then filled usually with sliced meat or deep fried seafood. You can have your Po’boy dressed, which adds lettuce, tomato slices, mayonnaise and sometime mustard, pickles and onions. When I researched where to go for the best po’boys, I…

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Muffuletta? What’s that?

I have never tried or heard of a muffuletta before this trip. I knew of Mufasa, Simba’s dad from Lion King. So I decided to head over to Central Grocery and Deli from which this sandwich originated. The muffuletta loaf is a large, flattened round Sicilian sesame topped bread. It is fairly dense sort of…